Movies like BlacKkKlansman

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BlacKkKlansman
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and become the head of the local chapter.
Plot: undercover cop, dance scene, confederate flag, black cop, racism, arrest, afro, integration, star of david, dutch angle, racial slur, african american, telephone, husband wife relationship, dancing, woman, united states of america, volkswagen, phone ringing, female criminal, african american protagonist, billiards, ignorance, activist, period piece ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Comedy, Crime, Drama
UK, USA
115 min.
 8.2
Dog Day Afternoon
Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
125 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, interesting and dramatic films with plots about violence, brutality, mentor, storytelling, arrest, police and money mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like BlacKkKlansman: Imperium (2016), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Bamboozled (2000), Blow (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Imperium
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nate Foster, a young, idealistic FBI agent, goes undercover to take down a radical white supremacy terrorist group. The bright up-and-coming analyst must confront the challenge of sticking to a new identity while maintaining his real principles as ...
Style: tense, intense, suspense, suspenseful, interesting ...
Plot: fbi, terrorism, violence, racism, fascism, conspiracy, politics, skinhead, genocide, investigation, paranoia, prejudice ...
Time: year 1969
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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The Wolf of Wall Street
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: realistic, clever, cynical, biting, dramatic ...
Plot: stock broker, money, stock market, rise and fall, corruption, motivational speaker, wall street, greed, ambition, corporate crimes, drug addiction, hotshot ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1987, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, geneva switzerland, manhattan new york city, italy ...
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System:   69%
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Dog Day Afternoon
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, bank robbery, police, hostage, robbery, heist, bank, mob, hostages, fbi, transsexual ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   63%
 
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 6.5
 9K
Bamboozled
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: TV producer Pierre Delacroix (Damon Wayans) becomes frustrated when network brass reject his sitcom idea. Hoping to get fired, Delacroix pitches the worst idea he can think of: a minstrel show. The network not only airs it, but it incredibly becomes ...
Style: semi serious, biting, satirical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: racism, hip hop, television, rise and fall, race issues, murder, stereotypes, censorship, media satire, segregation, violence, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, yale university, alabama, south carolina, harvard university ...
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System:   68%
    User:   63%
 
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After seven months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at Bill Willoughby, the town's revered chief ...
Style: cynical, thought provoking, ambiguous ending, dark humor, psychological ...
Plot: suffering, anger, loss of daughter, revenge, trial, regret, cynicism, guilty conscience, police brutality, death of daughter, verbal abuse, name calling ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, idaho
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Blow
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes ...
Style: realistic, stylized, gloomy, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
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    User:   77%
 
Crazy in Alabama
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An abused wife heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew back in Alabama has to deal with a racially-motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, surreal ...
Plot: small town, murder, segregation, violence, crimes, hopes, guilt, death, dysfunctional family, love and romance, adaptation, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1965, 1960s
Place: alabama, california, usa, las vegas, new orleans ...
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    User:   56%
 
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The Color of Friendship
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a ...
Style: semi serious, touching, based on memoir
Plot: human spirit, friendship, family, interracial relations, culture clash, parents and children, discrimination, urban ghetto, racism, hopes, misfit, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1968
Place: africa, california, south africa, usa, washington d.c.
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    User:   70%
 
I Love You Phillip Morris
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Steve Russell is a small-town cop. Bored with his bland lifestyle, Russell turns to fraud as a means of shaking things up. Before long, Russell's criminal antics have landed him behind bars, where he encounters the charismatic Phillip Morris. ...
Style: clever, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: prison, gay, homosexuality, prison escape, aids, gays and lesbians, con artists, death, adoption, cons and scams, destiny, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 1998
Place: texas, florida, georgia, miami, usa
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System:   62%
    User:   74%
 
 7.1
 30K
Find Me Guilty
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.
Style: semi serious, witty, dramatic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, courtroom, crime, mafia, courtroom drama, lawyer, gangster, organized crime, mob, drugs, court, undercover cop ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
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System:   56%
    User:   55%
 
 7.4
 36K
Detroit
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
Style: based on true events, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: racism, murder, police violence, police brutality, church, church choir, beating, fire, police, african american, riot, racial slur ...
Time: 1960s, year 1967, year 1943, year 1969
Place: detroit, michigan
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System:   55%
    User:   66%
 
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 5K
Jamesy Boy
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on the true story of teenager James Burns who goes from a suburban street gang to a maximum-security prison cell surrounded by hardened criminals. He turns his life around in prison thanks to the unexpected friendship he forms with a convicted ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, sincere
Plot: prison, prison life, crime, confined, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, power relations, friends, redemption, criminal, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   53%
    User:   52%
 
 5.7
 110K
Identity Thief
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, absurd, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, florida, miami, usa, cross country
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System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
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 108K
Boyz n the Hood
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.
Style: realistic, tense, gloomy, serious, intense ...
Plot: hip hop, friendship, coming of age, poverty, violence, gangster, drugs, revenge, tragedy, storytelling, vengeance, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, cuba, south central los angeles
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System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
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Donnie Brasco
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, mafia, organized crime, friendship, mentor, fbi, gangster, violence, betrayal, hitman, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, colombia, manhattan new york city ...
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System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
 5.7
 8K
Chi-Raq
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.
Style: sexual, brutal, satirical, sexy, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: violence, women, redemption, gangster, brutality, death, pornography, stereotypes, hip hop, segregation, sexual abuse, sex ...
Place: iraq, chicago illinois
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System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
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Flawless
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: culture clash, disability, friendship, gay, loneliness, prejudice, hotel, violence, storytelling, love, transvestism, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
When the Sky Falls
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fact-based story about Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton, who invaded the Irish underworld and attempted to expose the illegitimate activities she found. Hampered by the system, a police consort is ineffectual at aiding her despite ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, crime, tragic hero, drug dealing, investigation, journalism, rise and fall, murder, uncover truth, idealism, drug abuse, price of justice ...
Time: year 1998
Place: europe, ireland
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System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
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Dark Blue
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.
Style: tense, serious, bleak, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, corruption, police investigation, police, violence, neo noir, murder, investigation, interracial relations, police brutality, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
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LBJ
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Plot: flash forward, hospital, telephone, telephone call, drinking, drink, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, 13 year old, kiss on the cheek, elevator, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 1960s, year 1962, year 1961, year 1968, year 1965 ...
Place: texas, georgia, washington d.c., west virginia, wyoming ...
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System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
 6.6
 27K
New Jack City
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.
Style: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, crime, gangsters, chase, addiction, drugs, undercover cop, gangster, mafia, gunfight, vengeance, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, california, new jersey ...
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
Steal This Movie
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: fighting the system, politics, mental illness, surveillance, depression, greed, justice, capitalism, conspiracy, jewish, death, revolution ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, woodstock, chicago illinois ...
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System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
The Baader Meinhof Complex
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The ...
Style: realistic, bleak, intellectual, rough, serious ...
Plot: idealism, terrorism, politics, rebellion, german, fighting the system, revolution, brutality, violence, capitalism, assassination, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1976, year 1977 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, east germany, west germany ...
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System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
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 6.0
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Harlem Nights
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: "Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, corruption, organized crime, gangster, buddies, rivalry, friends, violence, mob, gang, foul language ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 80s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
 8.3
 633K
Scarface
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, epic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, corruption, organized crime, mafia, gory, drug abuse, gunfight, gangster, violence, drugs, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: cuba, miami, usa, colombia, bolivia
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System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
 6.9
 150K
Black Mass
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, corruption, organized crime, violence, brutality, fbi, police corruption, murder, gangster, mafia, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1981, year 2011, year 1995 ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey, santa monica california
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System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
Blood In, Blood Out
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", ...
Style: epic, bleak, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: crime, gang, drug abuse, prison, violence, destiny, betrayal, drug addiction, revenge, drugs/alcohol, gangs, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, ecuador, panama ...
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System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
 7.3
 120K
Monster
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, prostitution, rape, sexual abuse, murder, prostitute, death penalty, mental illness, lesbian, betrayal, homeless ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: florida, michigan, usa, ohio
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 

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Logan Lucky
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: heist, racecar driver, prison, bartender, prison escape, bar fight, prison riot, stealing money, beauty pageant, race track, loss of job, amputee ...
Time: 2010s
Place: west virginia, north carolina, mine
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System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
Fruitvale Station
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, dramatic, sincere ...
Plot: brutality, violence, death, friendship, drinking, murder, police brutality, introspection, police, tragedy, storytelling, race issues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 2007, year 2009
Place: california, usa, san francisco, oakland california
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System:   40%
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